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RABBAH B. ḤIYYA OF CTESIPHON:

Babylonian amora of the second generation. He is said to have performed the ceremony of ḥaliẓah in a manner which was considered allowable only by one tanna, the majority disapproving. For this he was censured by R. Samuel (Yeb. 704a).

Bibliography:
  • Heilprin, Seder ha-Dorot, p. 337.
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